MISSION

The BAWR is a medical wellness facility in Bishop Arts, Texas with a focus on enhancing your quality of life. Each client is offered a unique, personalized approach to their wellness journey by using gentle, non-invasive techniques that promote optimal vitality throughout your whole body. Whether you are searching for enhanced function in your muscles through our physical therapy program or improved skin appearance through our MedSpa, The BAWR is your premiere destination to look and feel your best.

MEET THE TEAM

ALEX SAENZ, MPT

CO-OWNER AND FOUNDER

Alex Saenz is an experienced Physical Therapist with 16 years experience and a passion to help individuals be the best version of themselves. He has been the owner of Platinum Performance Therapy for over 13 years, the owner of Bishop Arts Athletics for 5 years, and is the founder of the BAWR.

Throughout his career, Alex has served and mentored the underserved and underprivileged students within the Oak Cliff community.

Platinum Performance Therapy was an internship site location for The School of Health Professionals, Yvonne A Ewell Townview Magnet, a fundraiser for Bishop Dunne Catholic School and several other speaking engagements that included an article in GQ magazine, July 2020.

Alex is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Physical Therapy program, a former CrossFit Coach, McKenzie Certified Back Specialist, and movement analysis expert. His philosophy is to educate his patients regarding their diagnosis and injuries in order to better understand why they became injured, how to address the issue, and how to prevent it in the future if possible.

VENESA SAENZ

CO-OWNER, SKINCARE SPECIALIST

Venesa Saenz is a health advocate and skin care specialist with a focus on helping people not only feel their best but look their best through non-surgical procedures. She is also a devoted wife, mother of two, and self-proclaimed fashion enthusiast.

Venesa graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Biology and previously worked at UT Southwestern in Surgical Pathology.

JELANI
“DR. JAE”
INGRAM, MD

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CO-OWNER

Jelani Ingram, MD is an experienced Medical Director, Health Advocate, and Fitness Enthusiast whose problem-solving skills, compassion, and integrity have all earned him a reputation as a strong leader.

Dr. Ingram graduated from Morehouse College as an Oprah Winfrey Scholar and completed his medical training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and received a prestigious award for chief resident.

Throughout the course of over half a decade, he had garnered in-depth experience in his field. Ultimately, Dr. Jelani is on a lifelong mission to help people pave their way to optimal wellness. His sights are also set on improving healthcare on a global scale by harnessing the power not only of medical treatment but daily fitness and dietary regimens. Dr. Ingram aspires to help businesses reach their true value and efficiency.

He has served as a consultant for Teladoc, Healthcare Rehab Group, Platinum Performance Therapy, and Superior Medical Centre. Furthermore, he has appeared on DocTalk360 Season1, Doctor Radio, and Fox News. In addition to his extensive expertise and unwavering passion for his vocation, he authored books titled “Fighting with Your Eyes Closed: A First Year’s Guide to Medical School,” “Exercise & Muscle Recovery: Tips for speedy recovery after exercise,” and “Couch to Confidence: A Beginners Workout Plan.”

"This Bishop Arts District med spa is a gem."

-Kristen

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